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October 20, 1803

Senate ratifies Louisiana Purchase

In a 24 to 7 vote on October 20, 1803, the Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase. The acquisition doubled the physical size of the United States.

http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/louisiana-purchase

 

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